Contractual Penalties and Drafting to Avoid Them

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Course Overview

This course will offer an in-depth examination of the recent Supreme Court rulings on penalty clauses and how the law is now to be interpreted.

Delivered by experienced practitioner and lecturer Richard Quenby, this bite-size course will ensure that commercial practitioners are aware of the pitfalls to be avoided when drafting for liquidated damages or other consequences of non-performance or breach.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 20 minute recorded webinar, including reference notes, discussion questions and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD point (depending on length of time spent considering the discussion questions and completing the evaluation form)

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:

    • Be aware of the recent case law in this area
    • Feel confident when advising clients and drafting documents in relation to sanctions for non-performance or breach


What is the target audience?

  • Landlord and tenant solicitors




About Instructor - Richard Quenby

Richard was called to the Bar in 1985. For the next thirteen years he practised at the Chancery Bar in Manchester, where he specialised in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work.

Richard now works as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is also the co-author of Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments, published by Bloomsbury Publishing.

Course Curriculum

recorded webinars

  • Webinar


  • Reference Notes
    5 Page
  • Discussion Questions
    1 Page
  • Evaluation form
    0 Page